The First Battle of the Marne Reset Expectations for World War I

The Allies went from a panicked retreat to a surprising triumph.

A British Woman Was Convicted Under a Witchcraft Law During WWII

Helen Duncan claimed she had learned classified military information through her psychic powers.

Battle of Ia Drang: The United States Army’s Brutal Entry into the Vietnam War

In the wake of Joseph L. Galloway’s death, we’re revisiting his iconic book on the conflict, We Were Soldiers Once...and Young.

The Unparalleled Courage of the 100th Infantry Battalion/442nd Regimental Combat Team

This combined unit is the most decorated for its size in U.S. military history.

A Controversial Attack on Mers-el-Kébir Heightened WWII Tensions

The French fleet posed a difficult problem for British officials.

A Mistranslated Peace Treaty Led to the Brutal First Italo-Ethiopian War

What started out as a miscommunication escalated to full-scale conflict.

A Muddle in Italy Netted the Allied Forces a Tarnished Win at the Battle of Anzio

After months of conflict, Allied forces forced German troops to retreat from Rome on June 5, 1944.

11 Revealing Revolutionary War Books

These riveting reads offer fresh insight into America's fight for independence.

8 Exciting New History Books to Dive Into

Check out the books everyone’s been buzzing about.

The Capture of Fort Ticonderoga

This minor battle led to major strategic victory for the rebelling colonists in the first months of the Revolutionary War.

Discover 7 of the Longest Wars in History

These military engagements dragged on for centuries.

The War of Spanish Succession Subsumed an Entire Continent

The balance of power in Europe was at stake throughout the 13-year conflict.

10 Most Influential World War II Battles

These military conflicts affected the outcome of the war—and some even changed the face of warfare forever.